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Warriors reflect before championship parade

In a rare moment of glory, Oakland will shine in the national spotlight Friday as the Golden State Warriors parade through the city with their NBA championship trophy.

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Friday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Friday, June 19.

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NBA Finals were ‘must-watch’ TV

The battle between the Warriors and the Cavs drew the highest TV ratings in over a decade.

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Cheating ingrained in baseball long before alleged Cardinals hack

The practice has been romanticized because of the many uncomplicated - and often hilarious - ways to beat the system.

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Divided feelings among players on U.S. Open venue

The par-70 course features the biggest elevation changes ever seen at a U.S. Ope course and is likely to test players to the full.

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Fans pack Chicago streets to celebrate Stanley Cup

The streets of downtown Chicago were a sea of red as hundreds of thousands of fans celebrated the Blackhawks' Stanley Cup championship - the third for the team in six years.

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Thursday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Thursday, June 18.

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U.S. soccer: Sponsors catch on to booming womens’ sport

The popularity of the women's soccer World Cup is the latest sign of a virtuous cycle in female sport.

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FBI investigating St. Louis Cardinals for hacking rival

Federal prosecutors say the team may have stolen closely guarded information from the Houston Astros.

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Swiss AG: 53 possible money-laundering cases in FIFA probe

Banks in Switzerland have reported dozens of possible acts of money-laundering in the investigation of FIFA's 2018 and 2022 World Cup bidding contests.

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Warriors in a Golden State as title drought ends

The Golden State Warriors clinched their first NBA title since 1975, beating the Cleveland Cavaliers 105-97.

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Wednesday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Wednesday, June 17.

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Blatter could remain FIFA head if suitable candidate not found

Sepp Blatter could go back on his promise, even as U.S. prosecutors revealed a plea deal with a past FIFA executive who told investigators about bribes and kickbacks.

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Blackhawks blank Lightning to capture Cup

Chicago claimed the Stanley Cup at home for the first time since 1938.

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Cavs’ James ‘confident’ ahead of do-or-die Game 6

Cleveland is undermanned, exhausted, and facing elimination but LeBron James still likes his team's chances of winning the championship.

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Baseball museum adds comic book superheroes

The Louisville Slugger Museum hopes to draw in the non-baseball crowd with a new exhibit.

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Tuesday’s Sports Minute

A look at some of the sports stories making headlines today, Tuesday, June 16.

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Ex-NFL player Sharper pleads guilty to rape in Louisiana

The former New Orleans Saints player is expected to spend several years behind bars.

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Bowe, Mancini head Boxing Hall of Fame’s class of 2015

Inductees were selected by the Boxing Writers Association and a panel of international boxing historians.

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Michigan superfan inked with a dozen Wolverines tattoos

There are fans of the maize and blue ... and then there's this guy.

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